TITLE

The Border War

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Scott
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);4/4/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 14, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the debate over immigration to the United States. Failure of President George W. Bush to pass his guest-worker immigration proposal; Dependence of U.S. businesses on Mexican immigrant laborers; Tensions on the Mexican boundary with the United States; Rise of vigilante groups, such as the Civil Homeland Defense and the Minuteman Project, in the U.S. who seek to prevent illegal aliens from crossing the border from Mexico; Report that voters in Arizona approved a ballot initiative that imposed restrictions on the eligibility of immigrants to receive state-government services and benefits; Proposal of a bill by Republicans that would prohibit state governments from issuing driver's licenses to illegal residents; Failure of the Border Patrol to lower the number of illegal aliens living in the United States.
ACCESSION #
16623765

 

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